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Pre Award Support

Proposal Submission ProcessPre Award Support Services is committed to supporting the University community in proposal development through value-added, high-quality service and professional partnerships with Principal Investigators (PIs) in order to facilitate world-changing research.

Our proposal coordinators work collaboratively with PIs and Research Coordinators across campus to prepare grant applications, serving as a dedicated central resource in all matters related to University and sponsor policies for proposal development and submission.

Pre Award Support Coordinators provide the following services in the support of PIs:

  • Review sponsor guidelines, identify key requirements
  • Assist with budget preparation, related documentation and proposal submission forms
  • Prepare required sponsor administrative forms
  • Ensure that all university information included within the proposal is accurate and complete
  • Contact and collaborate with partner institutions to secure all necessary subcontract documentation
  • Review the final proposal package to ensure all administrative requirements have been met
  • Obtain academic approvals and provide institutional approval for the proposal
  • Complete the final submission package, upload final documents and forms, and submit to the sponsor